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Global health burden and needs of transgender populations: a review
Transgender people are a diverse population affected by a range of negative health indicators across high-income, middle-income, and low-income settings. Studies consistently document a highExpand
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Managing uncertainty: a grounded theory of stigma in transgender health care encounters.
A growing body of literature supports stigma and discrimination as fundamental causes of health disparities. Stigma and discrimination experienced by transgender people have been associated withExpand
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HIV risk and preventive interventions in transgender women sex workers
Worldwide, transgender women who engage in sex work have a disproportionate risk for HIV compared with natal male and female sex workers. We reviewed recent epidemiological research on HIV inExpand
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HIV prevalence and behavioral and psychosocial factors among transgender women and cisgender men who have sex with men in 8 African countries: A cross-sectional analysis
Introduction Sub-Saharan Africa bears more than two-thirds of the worldwide burden of HIV; however, data among transgender women from the region are sparse. Transgender women across the world faceExpand
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Global Epidemiology of HIV Infection and Related Syndemics Affecting Transgender People
Introduction:Transgender populations have been underrepresented in HIV epidemiologic studies and consequently in HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs. Since 2012, there has been a dramaticExpand
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HIV epidemics among transgender women
Purpose of reviewRecent data on the high burden of HIV among transgender women have stimulated interest in addressing HIV in this vulnerable population. This review situates the epidemiologic data onExpand
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HIV Prevention Among Transgender Populations: Knowledge Gaps and Evidence for Action
Purpose of ReviewThe purpose of this review is to summarize the available evidence-based HIV prevention interventions tailored for transgender people.Recent FindingsA limited number of evidence-basedExpand
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Current research gaps: a global systematic review of HIV and sexually transmissible infections among transgender populations.
Transgender populations are heavily burdened by HIV and other sexually transmissible infections (STIs). However, data on co-infection with HIV and STIs among transgender people are limited. AExpand
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Gender-Based Violence Against Transgender People in the United States: A Call for Research and Programming
Gender-based violence (GBV) is an umbrella term for any harm that is perpetrated against a person’s will and that results from power inequalities based on gender roles. Most global estimates of GBVExpand
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Sexual practices, identities and health among women who have sex with women in Lesotho – a mixed-methods study
Despite the high prevalence of HIV and STIs among women in Africa and the growing literature on HIV and STIs among women who have sex with women, research on the sexual health of women who have sexExpand
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